astronomy-to-zoology:

Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
…a common species of salamandrid salamander which is distributed throughout most of southern and central Europe, where they are common in more elevated areas. Fire salamanders typically inhabit deciduous forests where they will spend their time in moist hidden areas like under stones, tree trunks, and in leaf litter. Like other salamanders fire salamanders are carnivorous and will feed on a variety of arthropods, earthworms, and molluscs. They are also known to occasionally eat small frogs or salamanders.
If threatened fire salamanders are capable of exuding the neurotoxic alkaloid “Samandarin" from their skin, which will cause muscle convulsions and hypertension in vertebrates. 
Classification
Animalia-Chordata-Amphibia-Caudata-Salamandridae-Slamandra-S. salamandra
Images: Didier Descouens and Marek Szczepanek
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astronomy-to-zoology:

Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
…a common species of salamandrid salamander which is distributed throughout most of southern and central Europe, where they are common in more elevated areas. Fire salamanders typically inhabit deciduous forests where they will spend their time in moist hidden areas like under stones, tree trunks, and in leaf litter. Like other salamanders fire salamanders are carnivorous and will feed on a variety of arthropods, earthworms, and molluscs. They are also known to occasionally eat small frogs or salamanders.
If threatened fire salamanders are capable of exuding the neurotoxic alkaloid “Samandarin" from their skin, which will cause muscle convulsions and hypertension in vertebrates. 
Classification
Animalia-Chordata-Amphibia-Caudata-Salamandridae-Slamandra-S. salamandra
Images: Didier Descouens and Marek Szczepanek
Zoom Info

astronomy-to-zoology:

Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra)

…a common species of salamandrid salamander which is distributed throughout most of southern and central Europe, where they are common in more elevated areas. Fire salamanders typically inhabit deciduous forests where they will spend their time in moist hidden areas like under stones, tree trunks, and in leaf litter. Like other salamanders fire salamanders are carnivorous and will feed on a variety of arthropods, earthworms, and molluscs. They are also known to occasionally eat small frogs or salamanders.

If threatened fire salamanders are capable of exuding the neurotoxic alkaloid “Samandarin" from their skin, which will cause muscle convulsions and hypertension in vertebrates. 

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Amphibia-Caudata-Salamandridae-Slamandra-S. salamandra

Images: Didier Descouens and Marek Szczepanek

Patience child, patience. Remember, life is a journey. If you got everything you wanted all at once there’d be no point to living. Enjoy the ride, and in the end you’ll see these “set backs” as giant leaps forward, only you couldn’t see the bigger picture in the moment. Remain calm, all is within reach; all you have to do is show up everyday, stay true to your path and you will surely find the treasure you seek.

Jackson Kiddard (via wethinkwedream)

hoopingdotorg:

Katie Sunshine of Katie Sunshine Hoops pays a visit to Hooptown and guess who she runs into? TheHooptown Hotties, of course. Traveling back in time she meets up with Morgan Jenkins and Rebecca Victoria and this super hooper trio spin up some serious fun together from yesteryear. Filmed byMelissa Badamain, the video was edited by Morgan. Katie lives in Conway, Arkansas, and The Hooptown Hotties live in Los Angeles, California, USA. The soundtrack for this is “Heatwave” by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas and it’s available for you to download on iTunes. View full size & like/comment on hooping.org

having a farm share this summer has been such a blessing …

Fresh cilantro & parsley omelet with zucchini, green pepper, red onion, and kale with sauteed turnip & potatoes on the side :)